Month: November 2014

Ken A. Epstein

Oakland Protests Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Post Staff Here are photos taken by photographer Laura Ming Wong…

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Ken A. Epstein

Nationwide Protests Expected After Grand Jury Verdict in Ferguson

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government By Ashley Chambers Residents in cities around the nation – and…

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Ken A. Epstein

Opportunities to Attend Medical School Free in Cuba

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Health, World News Training is free, but graduates must commit to return home and practice medicine in…

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Ken A. Epstein

“Let Our People Come Out of the Shadows”

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Immigrant Rights President will extend legal status to five million undocuented immigrants By Post Staff In…

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Ken A. Epstein

Superintendent Gives Green Light for Social Justice Website for Teachers and Students

Posted in Arts and Culture, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Media, Police-Public Safety School District had removed “Urban Dreams” after complaints by Fox News and…

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Ken A. Epstein

President to Award Medal of Freedom to Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

Posted in Commentary, Elections & Voting Rights, Equal Rights/Equity Three young men murdered in Neshoba County 50 years ago registering African…

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Ken A. Epstein

Coliseum City Proposal Remains in Play; Community Raises Questions

Posted in Arts and Culture, Business, Coliseum City, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Politics, Responsive Government, Transportation By Ken Epstein Many people are furiously committed to…

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Ken A. Epstein

OPD Makes Significant Progress, But City Still Fails to Punish Police Misconduct

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Ken Epstein The Oakland Police Department is continuing to make significant progress on the…

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Libby Schaaf

Libby Schaaf Starts Search for City Administrator, Reaches Out to Councilmembers

Posted in Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Politics, Responsive Government “I have been very clear that I will be unbending about…

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Ken A. Epstein

Nurses Strike Kaiser, Rally for Global Ebola Awareness Day

Posted in Health, Labor, Uncategorized By Nikolas Zelinski About 18,000 nurses went on strike this week at Kaiser Permanente facilities in…

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